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Module 5 DiscussionOn a Saturday morning in the spring of 2010 in New York City, a homeless man attempted to save awoman from an attacker and was stabbed in the process. For over an hour, he lay bleeding on thesidewalk in plain view of passersby. Several people stopped to look at him. One man shook him.Another took a photo of him with a cell phone. But no one helped him or called 911. The man diedthere.A homeless man put his life on the line to try to save a stranger from being attacked. Theman did not know this woman, owed her nothing, had no connection, but still tried to save her, ashe was acting from a state of nature. He felt it was his moral duty to do so. Per Locke, we allhave the right to life. Which per Burnor & Radley supports the principle that “no one should killan innocent person, as well as principles that forbid placing lives at unnecessary risk” (Burnor &Raleyp. 201.) The bystanders that saw the homeless man bleeding and did not do anything to
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Term
Fall
Professor
AUSTIN
Tags
Ethics, Begging, Internet begging, Yvonne Raley

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